Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics” as Want to Read:
Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics
Performing Queer Latinidad highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s, a period when the size and influence of the Latina/o population was increasing alongside a growing scrutiny of the public spaces where latinidad could circulate. Performances---from concer ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 26th 2012 by University of Michigan Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
"Two years after the release of Calle 13's song, Juan remarks on its enduring influence. He demonstrates how the soundscapes of the club move into peri-club geographies beyond it. In acknowledging that the song plays everywhere and that it plays all the time, he marks the extended time-space endurance of these traveled cultural objects. His use of andan, which means to walk or to be, in "andan sonando," playfully puts sound in motion. I read this simple phrase with my own Latina/o queer ...more